Movies like The Child in Time

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The Child in Time (2017)
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The Child in Time (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have retired to the countryside, battling demons of their own. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores the dark territory of a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and acceptance. The Child In Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen.
Plot: missing child, british prime minister, marital separation, missing daughter, lost child, estranged couple, marriage crisis, school, time, teacher, writers, forest, sex scene, suicide, abduction, hospital, church, missing person, beach, politician, mental illness, male nudity, schoolgirl, girl, father daughter relationship ...
Place: london

Most similar movies to The Child in Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, realistic and serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship and sex scene mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Child in Time: The Girl in the Park (2007), The Children Act (2017), Umbrella (2016), Orphan (2016), Third Star (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Girl in the Park (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mother, enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her three-year old daughter 15 years ago, has cut herself off from her ex-husband and son. However, when a troubled young woman with a checkered past enters her life, old psychic wounds ...
Style: serious, psychological, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, older woman younger woman relationship, social misfits, isolation, family relations, misfit, loss of child, female protagonist, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luz Cuevas baby daughter Delimar disappeared in 1997 after their house caught fire during a party, The police reported that she was killed in the fire. However, Cuevas suspects that she was kidnapped and that the fire was staged by an outsider. Six ...
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: child abduction, missing child, missing daughter, mother daughter reunion, husband wife relationship, loss of child, house fire, reunion, ex convict, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, baby ...
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The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: judge, illness, marriage crisis, older woman teenage boy relationship, hospital, moral dilemma, female protagonist, crisis of faith, lawyer, dying, husband wife relationship, jehovah's witness ...
Place: london
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66%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: injury, marriage, school, family relations, husband wife relationship, teacher, father son relationship, cancer, doctor, father daughter relationship, violence, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Orphan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young woman who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was safe from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Style: non-linear, no music
Plot: husband wife relationship, pregnant, police arrest, police raid, pregnancy, female protagonist, arrest, teenage girl, release from prison, classroom, hide and seek, baby ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, romania
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53%
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Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: emotional, humorous, contemplative, touching, realistic ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, wilderness, introspection, friends, free spirited, one last chance, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Loveless (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, heartbreaking, bleak, rough ...
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, husband wife relationship, search, anger, missing son, dispute, selfishness, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: year 2015, year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pain of Love (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman who falls in love with her teacher is hit by heartache and challenges she is not prepared for and struggles to escape her dark frame of mind.
Plot: suicide attempt, mental illness, teacher student relationship, parenthood, sex scene, mother daughter relationship, guilt, female nudity, teenage girl, flirting, hanging, exam ...
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Wreckers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, gloomy
Plot: countryside, family relations, newlyweds, siblings relations, village, couple relations, couples, abusive father, brother brother relationship, female protagonist, infidelity, incest overtones ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pororoca (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Cristina and Tudor have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria and Ilie. They are in their thirties and live an ordinary life in a nice apartment in a Romanian town, but one Sunday morning when Tudor takes his kids to the park, Maria ...
Plot: child abduction, shaving, barefoot, missing girl, suspicion, shaving head, missing daughter, following someone, beard, mace, 5 year old, insanity ...
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37%
Secret Places (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young girls, soon to be women, sharing everything...except their secret places.
Plot: refugee, world war two, girls' school, female director, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, girl, lesbianism, suspicion, friendship, bathtub, crush ...
Place: britain, england
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37%
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After Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marie and Boris decide to get a divorce after 15 years of marriage. Tensions rise when cash-strapped Boris must continue to live with Marie and the two children while trying to figure out how to divide the assets.
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rich woman, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital argument, lack of money, family home, family argument, little girl, dancing, disorder, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Reg (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In June 2003, Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. As they switch on the TV to hear six military policemen have been murdered in Iraq, two men arrive bearing the terrible news that their son, Tom, was among them.
Style: political, suspense, suspenseful, rough, touching ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, prime minister, father son relationship, political campaign, military police, election, family relations, marital problem, iraq war, war criminal, mother son relationship, u.s. congress ...
Time: year 2003, 2000s, year 2005
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stella Does Tricks (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young Glaswegian prostitute in London tries to start a new life.
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, down on your luck, teenage life, gang, crimes, going straight, misfit, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, scotland, europe
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34%
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Wild Roses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After spending some time in a hospital, Ewa returns to her Polish village to work on a wild rose plantation. Her family situation gets increasingly complicated, however, as her husband returns home from abroad, while it is revealed that Ewa has had ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: plantation, missing child, forbidden love, disappearance, motherhood, betrayal, mother daughter relationship, broken family, hospital, village, nosebleed, priest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the town in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: missing child, reunion, kidnapping, missing person, family relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, police detective, crimes, child abduction, mother son reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Nightbirds (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The compelling story of two young 'alives' -- facing a moral self-destruction they dare not admit!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: male nudity, killing an animal, sex scene, vulva, suicide
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama exploring the story of ten-year-old Damilola Taylor, who died on a housing estate in South London in 2000. After leaving Nigeria to embark on a new life in the UK, the young Damilola and his family are full of optimism. Little do they realise ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, true crime, trial, brother brother relationship, injustice, court, justice, child murder, death of child, boy, police station, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 2000
Place: africa, nigeria, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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100 Streets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: actor, depression, multiple storylines, drug dealer, husband wife relationship, criminal, marital problem, taxi driver, taxi, life, interracial marriage, interracial sex ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Secret Men's Business (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Secret Men's Business explores the relationships and issues of 4 school-friends reunited after the death of a beloved school teacher. During a weekend of sun, surf, girls, wives and late night reminiscing, the friends begin to deal with certain ...
Plot: reunion, funeral, drowning, beach house, flirting, male friendship, pay phone, fistfight, woman crying, argument, naked man, poker game ...
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31%
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Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, poignant, sad, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, marital crisis, family tragedy, brother sister relationship, shipwreck, survival ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
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30%
T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.
Style: intense, stylized, captivating, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug addiction, blackmail, junkie, friendship, addiction, heroin, theft, extortion, revenge, redemption, betrayal, reunion ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1979, year 1974, 2010s
Place: scotland, bulgaria, scottish highlands, china, slovenia ...
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28%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, birth mother, child, conflict, husband wife relationship, money problems, church, female objectification, family relations, little girl, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A Risk Worth Taking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife nursing her terminally ill husband finds herself falling for his friend.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, love, terminal illness, starting over, husband wife relationship, death of husband, self discovery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, coping, outside help, nursing, temptation ...
Place: scotland
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28%
The Inheritance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Danish man, Christoffer, lives a life of joy and happiness with his wife Maria in Stockholm. When his father dies his mother insists that Christoffer take over management of the family industry which is in danger of bankruptcy. He is torn ...
Style: serious, sincere, enigmatic, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family business, family life, family problems, parents and children, love and romance, crumbling marriage, inheritance, family values, society, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, denmark, stockholm sweden, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, money, missing child, mother child relationship, child, violence, child abduction, kidnapped child, stolen money, transvestite, sex scene ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: funeral, actor's life, redemption, alcoholic, artists and showbiz, teenage life, haunted by the past, destiny, worn out, personal growth, hollywood, secrets ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Unforgivable (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged writer is looking for a quiet retreat; a slightly younger female estate agent gives him details of a house a close to Venice.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suspicion of adultery, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, family relations, family problems, crimes, amateur detective, parents and children, missing person, dealing with death, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Love Lesson (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A German governess is hired to give German and piano lessons to the teenager son of a rich traditional family, in the 20s. But soon they get involved, and she teaches him love lessons instead.
Plot: german abroad, tutor, boy, masturbation, male masturbation, sexual awakening, bare breasts, older woman younger man relationship, chauffeur, teacher student relationship, domineering father, cook ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old girl accuses her father of incest.
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, repressed memory, trial, accusation, liar, father daughter relationship, child abuse, court, female nudity, little boy, girl ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%